Roanoke Times News Quiz For March 29

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How well do you know your local news headlines?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Associated Press Name this local politician.
    • A. 

      U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte

    • B. 

      Sen. John Edwards

    • C. 

      Del. Lacey Putney

    • D. 

      Sen. Ralph Smith

  • 2. 
    A reader wrote to our What's On Your Mind columnist Tom Landon, asking about a man she's seen waving to cars at the Hardee’s at Cove and Peters Creek roads. Apparently he's been at that corner for years. Do you remember how many years?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      25

  • 3. 
    Earlier this week, Gov. Bob McDonnell made several amendments to the transportation funding reform bill, including a change to the disputed $100 fee on hybrid cars. What would be the new fee?
    • A. 

      $50

    • B. 

      $64

    • C. 

      $10

    • D. 

      $84

  • 4. 
    Virginia Tech’s football practice fields will be renamed after which former Hokies player?
    • A. 

      Steve Johnson

    • B. 

      Bruce Smith

    • C. 

      Tyrod Taylor

    • D. 

      Frank Beamer

  • 5. 
    We took a line from Ralph Berrier Jr.s Dadline column about the rising popularity of banjos among teens. Fill in the blank: "All over the country, kids are going bananas over banjos. Some have called this the '_______ Effect.'"
    • A. 

      Avett

    • B. 

      Mumford

    • C. 

      Lumineers

    • D. 

      Strumming